Political Spending

Alarming words from an SEC commissioner

March 28, 2014

Securities and Exchange Commissioner Daniel Gallagher recently decried the corporate time and energy spent responding to shareholder proposals. In addition to indicating his belief that political spending resolutions were superfluous, Commissioner Gallagher made it clear that he believed the SEC … Continue »



May 28, 2013

World CSR Day makes global impact Posted March 12, 2013 CSR leaders from all around the world gathered in Mumbai, India last month for World CSR Day to discuss impact investing. One of the main questions asked was: “What is … Continue »



May 28, 2013

UCF is the co-leader on a dialog with Corrections Corporation of America regarding political lobbying. Along with the Capuchin Order, another Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) member, UCF filed a shareholder resolution asking the company for the following disclosures: … Continue »


SEC discuss the potential monitoring of political spending

January 9, 2013

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is discussing potential strategies to ensure transparency in political spending by US listed public corporations. The move comes after a 400% increase in political spending in last year’s presidential election – 600 billion of … Continue »

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